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Project Orion: The True Story of the Atomic Spaceship
4.00
Although Project Orion is quite interesting, this book is not. The book is poorly written, focusing overlymuch on personal anecdotes and lots of unnec...more
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Sep 21, 2012
 
Two-Fisted Science
3.49
The Feynman bits were the best, although I'd already heard most of them.
Jul 14, 2011
Jul 14, 2011
 
Asimov On Astronomy
4.13
A interesting collection of essays, although they lack an overarching theme beyond simply astronomy and I imagine a lot of the information is now outd...more
Sep 30, 2011
Sep 06, 2011
 
The Manga Guide to Relativity
3.96
Kinda weird but pretty good. The best thing about it is that it includes some normal text parts after each manga section to discuss formulas and intro...more
Oct 19, 2011
Jun 16, 2011
 
Bad Astronomy: Misconceptions and Misuses Revealed, from Astrology to the Moon Landing "Hoax"
4.04
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Dec 24, 2010
 
Black Bodies and Quantum Cats: Tales from the Annals of Physics
3.83
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Oct 30, 2010
 
How I Killed Pluto and Why It Had It Coming
4.01
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Jun 20, 2011
Nov 22, 2010
 
Death from the Skies!: These Are the Ways the World Will End...
4.08
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Jan 09, 2011
Nov 24, 2010
 
The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean
3.94
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Dec 01, 2010
 
The Amazing Story of Quantum Mechanics: A Math-Free Exploration of the Science that Made Our World
3.70
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Dec 13, 2010
 
What If the Moon Didn't Exist: Voyages to Earths That Might Have Been
3.89
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Nov 14, 2011
Aug 28, 2010
 
When Science Goes Wrong: Twelve Tales From the Dark Side of Discovery
3.51
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Dec 30, 2010
 
The Department of Mad Scientists: How DARPA Is Remaking Our World, from the Internet to Artificial Limbs
3.46
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Feb 22, 2011
Jan 11, 2011
 
Profiles of the Future: An Inquiry Into the Limits of the Possible
3.83
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Jun 11, 2011
Jun 05, 2011
 
The World Without Us
3.79
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Jun 16, 2010
 
The Mars Mystery
3.52
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May 16, 2010
 
Warped Passages: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe's Hidden Dimensions
3.86
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May 16, 2010
 
Silent Spring
3.90
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Oct 08, 2011
Sep 06, 2011
 
Feynman
3.87
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Jan 04, 2012
Jan 04, 2012
 
The Truth about Santa: Wormholes, Robots, and What Really Happens on Christmas Eve
3.38
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Dec 12, 2010
Nov 29, 2009
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